The ultimate hotel guide to Dublin

From grande dames and Georgian townhouses to street art-inspired boutiques and self-catering gems, the Irish capital’s eclectic hotel scene is more exciting than ever before.

What they're eating in Dublin

Black winter truffle ice cream and lightly-seared Connemara scallops are on the menu in the Irish capital, where beloved dining spots include Michelin-starred The Greenhouse and cosy wine parlour Loose Canon.

The emerald edge of Ireland: the ultimate coastal road trip through Kerry and West Cork

County Kerry and neighbouring West Cork are bastions of Celtic culture, their five Atlantic peninsulas — jutting into the ocean like an outstretched hand — home to historic monasteries, storied islands and otherworldly seascapes. Tracing this shoreline on a wild, week-long road trip showcases Ireland’s southwest corner at its most rugged, ancient and surprising.

CLOSED: Win an eight-night trip along Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way

National Geographic Traveller (UK) has teamed up with McKinlay Kidd and Kuoni to offer an eight-night epicurean adventure along Ireland's west coast.

Irish chef Jp McMahon on Galway's best restaurants

The author of the The Irish Cookbook shares his passion for local produce and where to eat out in his hometown, a city fast becoming famous for its culinary heritage and Michelin stars.

Crossing paths: Ireland and Wales unveil new walking routes

A series of routes across Wales and Ireland will celebrate a shared Celtic heritage and offer a range of off-piste adventures close to home.

From festivals to foraging tours: the top five food experiences in Ireland

From fine dining restaurants and a cider festival to food markets and a seaweed safari, the island’s culinary experiences all serve up fun with a laid-back vibe.

Surfing, sailing and seaweed spas: the pull of the ocean in County Sligo

Ireland has woken up to its world-class waves and in Strandhill, County Sligo, locals and blow-ins have both found an antidote to city living. The town is making a name for itself not only for surfing, but for outdoor adventures and its seaweed spa, too. A National Surf Centre is set to open this autumn, putting this welcoming town on the map.

Unveiling Limerick’s food scene through its historic market

Limerick’s storied food scene is informed by its setting, sandwiched between the River Shannon and pastureland — and now its historic market is the focus of a new food tour.

How to spend 14 hours in Galway

From gastro stops to great museums and theatre, the European Capital of Culture 2020 is ripe for exploring — and is arguably Ireland’s most delicious city.

How craft spirits are bringing Dublin’s Golden Triangle back to life

After a lost century, Dublin’s Golden Triangle glows again, with new distilleries riding high on Ireland’s craft spirits boom.

A taste of Wexford: Ireland's emerging culinary destination

Where are the best places to eat in Wexford? We explore Ireland's emerging foodie hotspot, and give recommendations on what to try, where to go and the best food tours.

How to spend a weekend in Limerick

The Irish county is finally on the up — with revamped country piles and a thriving food scene, not least the beauty of its emerald-coloured landscapes

The world's best food destinations in 2019

Whether it’s an Italian temple of gastronomy or an Indian veggie paradise, some places seem to have good food woven into their DNA. From Mendoza to Mysore and Bologna to Beirut, we pick out some of the best destinations for food lovers

A local's guide to Cork

Ireland's second city takes first place when it comes to independent shopping, with quirky markets, vintage grottos and foodie pit stops aplenty. Here's our pick of where to go

Neighbourhood guide to Dublin

The Irish capital is so much more than a party hub. From the medieval and mercantile to the modern and creative, discover our Dublin neighbourhood guide

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